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Poll serial numbers for Cisco Stack switches

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Created by Deney De Guzman, last modified by Heraldo Domingues on Oct 11, 2017

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This article provides steps on how to poll serial number for Cisco Stack Switches which are not polled out of the box. 


All NPM versions that monitor Cisco Stack switches


Example OID: or OID:

Description: The serial number of the module. This MIB object will return the module serial number for any module that is either a numeric or an alphanumeric serial number is being used.

How to create a UnDP

  1. Open Solarwinds Orion Menu and Start the Universal Device Poller.
  2. Select New Universal Device Poller.
  3. If you know the OID of the device that you want to monitor, put it in the OID field. Otherwise, browse the MIB Tree to find the OID.
  4. Show Advanced Options in order to choose data formatting.
  5. Select Keep Historical Data if you need to store the data for that device.
  6. Enable the poller if you want to start polling immediately.
  7. Select a group for your UnDP.
  8. In the next page, assign your UnDP to the nodes that need to be polled.
  9. Test that all the nodes are polled.
  10. Select how to display the UnDP and on what pages you want it displayed on the Web Console.


The following video tutorial will show you how to create a Universal Device Poller, and how to use the information gathered - Universal Device Pollers (UNDP) - SolarWinds Training - Network Performance Monitor.


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